June J. Pilcher

June J. Pilcher is affiliated with Clemson University.[1]She specializes in psychology.[2]

Pilcher is an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Clemson and has earned an international reputation for her research on the effects of sleep habits and sleep deprivation in humans.[3]Pilcher was named a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the primary national association for research psychologists.[3]

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Poor sleep may make you more impulsive

The researchers found that poor sleep habits can have a negative effect on self-control, which presents risks to individuals' personal and professional lives. "Our study explored how sleep habits and self-control are interwoven and sleep habits and self-control may work together to affect a person's daily functioning," said one of the study authors June Pilcher, professor at Clemson University in the US. Studies have found that sleep deprivation decreases self-control but increases hostility in people, which can create problems in the workplace and at home," she said. "Many aspects of our daily lives can be affected by better-managed sleep and self-control capacity."[4]


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    Napping on the job could boost productivity: studyCTV News,2015-07-03
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    Poor sleep may make you more,2015-07-03